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U.S. land and natural resources policy : history, debates, State data, maps, primary documents

Author: Mark Grossman; Gary C Bryner
Publisher: Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This work is an overview of the policy debates surrounding U.S. public lands and the natural resources they contain. The greatly expanded second edition traces the origin and evolution of policy, the current debate and future direction of land and natural resources policy. Coverage also extends to assess policy options in light of ecological principles, and examines the importance of public lands and natural  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Grossman; Gary C Bryner
ISBN: 9781592376841 1592376843
OCLC Number: 857370519
Notes: Originally published: U.S. land and natural resources policy / Gary C. Bryner. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
Description: xvii, 921 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Natural resources and public lands policies --
The evolution of public lands policy --
Overview of public land set asides, withdrawals and policies --
Biodiversity and the preservation of endangered species --
National forests and timber policy --
Grazing and public lands --
Mining and energy --
Water resources --
National parks and wilderness --
The debate about public lands and natural resources --
Primary documents --
State data & maps --
National data, rankings, & maps --
Department of the Interior --
Industry resources --
U.S. land acts and laws.
Other Titles: US land and resource policy management
Responsibility: Mark Grossman and Gary C. Bryner.

Abstract:

This work is an overview of the policy debates surrounding U.S. public lands and the natural resources they contain. The greatly expanded second edition traces the origin and evolution of policy, the current debate and future direction of land and natural resources policy. Coverage also extends to assess policy options in light of ecological principles, and examines the importance of public lands and natural resources in the nation's environmental quality and in the quality of life the environment will provide for future generations.
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